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Boy in the ladder

Cristina Mittermeier


"Boy in the ladder"
A young Mayan boy climbs a ladder out of a sacred cenote, Yucatan

Biography: Cristina is a Mexican-born marine biologist and photographer who specializes in conservation issues surrounding the ocean and indigenous cultures. As a writer and photographer for the past 25 years, her work centers on the delicate balance between human well-being and healthy ecosystems. Cristina is the Executive Director and Vision Lead at SeaLegacy, a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the narrative of the world's oceans.

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